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Kambrya student wins Battle of the Bands!

Kambrya College is celebrating the achievements of Year 11 Music Performance student Laurie Smith, who recently participated in two Battle of the Bands competitions, with great success. She sang and accompanied herself on guitar, performing both original songs and cover material. On Friday, 13th July she performed at the Casey ‘Battle of the Sounds’ [...]

2018-07-27T12:20:31+00:00 July 27th, 2018|

Changing the way young people learn about finance

On Tuesday 8th of May, Soren Jensen from the Start Smart Secondary Program delivered an inspiring talk with the aim of motivating our 48 Year 12 VCAL students to make smart decisions about money. This workshop was organized to create awareness for our students in terms of money, to prepare for their future and was [...]

2018-05-16T10:33:11+00:00 May 8th, 2018|

Instrumental Music Masterclass with Gerry Pantazis

On Monday 30th April, the Kambrya Instrumental Music students were treated to a rare opportunity to see one of Melbourne’s hardest working session drummers live on stage in an exclusive masterclass. Gerry Pantazis is the kind of drummer you’ll see on live TV doing events such as Carols By Candlelight, Australia’s Got Talent or Dancing [...]

2018-05-11T20:39:59+00:00 April 30th, 2018|

ADP Visits Tigerland

There has been plenty happening amongst the Athlete Development Program in Term 2, but none better than its trip out to “Tiger Land” on Punt Road. The students were very keen to get to the Richmond Football Club and get an insight into how an elite organisation operates. The ADP was extremely fortunate to watch [...]

2017-11-30T08:00:13+00:00 November 30th, 2017|

Olympian MILLY TAPPER shares her story of hardship and triumph

Melissa ‘Milly’ Tapper is one of Australia’s greatest hidden treasures. In the sport of table tennis she has accomplished more in her time competing than many have in a lifetime. In 2014 she became the first Australian Paralympic (London 2012) athlete to qualify for an Australian able-bodied national team (Glasgow 2014). Born in a small [...]

2017-11-30T07:58:08+00:00 November 30th, 2017|

3 time premiership player LIAM SHIELS

Liam ran a very hands on AFL clinic with the ADP students that involved a lot of the drills and skills the Hawthorn Football Club do during their own training program. He held an exceptional Q/A where he touched on topics such as nutrition, skinfold testing, ssetbacks and displaying resilience. Liam will be an added asset [...]

2017-11-30T07:56:25+00:00 November 30th, 2017|

Slam Poetry Incursion

Recently Phillip Wilcox came to our school to talk to us about Slam Poetry. He was extremely talented, funny and awesome. He made up wacky jokes and ways to remember words and sayings. He was very interactive us and he even made the teachers laugh. To some, he introduced Slam Poetry in an interesting way. [...]

2017-11-01T09:04:18+00:00 November 1st, 2017|

Australian Diamonds Superstar LIZ WATSON

Our ADP students were put through their paces with Australian Diamonds netballer Liz Watson taking them for a HITFIT session. Our students participated in the high intensity circuit which included a range of netball, speed and agility activities. We were then fortunate enough to sit down and have a chat with the superstar netballer who [...]

2017-11-30T08:01:59+00:00 October 30th, 2017|

Ola Luczak Talks Nutrition

We also had Dietitian Ola Luczak come in and run a session with the students on the importance of the right foods for energy and performance. Ola also touched on the importance of sleep for performance as well as how hydration can you give you the edge in competition. Ola has worked with elite [...]

2017-04-08T17:04:11+00:00 April 4th, 2017|

Woodford Sport Science Deliver Wednesday Morning Programs

We now have programs structured by Woodforde Sport Science and we are extremely fortunate to have had their coaches out to deliver these programs. Woodford Sport Science Consulting (WSSC) is an elite Strength and Conditioning program that designs and implements a high performance model to maximise sports performance and decrease chance of injury. Woodforde [...]

2017-04-08T17:04:21+00:00 April 4th, 2017|